West Virginia Rumors & News

  • West Virginia snaps No. 6 Virginia's home win streak

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Recently, fans who flock to John Paul Jones Arena expect nothing less than a dominating victory from their Virginia basketball team. In fact, the Cavaliers' previous home loss came in January 2015 at the hands of Duke. Saturday was a much different story...." December 03

  • West Virginia forces 40 turnovers, crushes Manhattan

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Esa Ahmad scored 17 of his career-best 19 points in the opening half and didn't miss a shot from the floor as No. 25 West Virginia put away Manhattan early in a 108-61 romp on Monday night. The pressing Mountaineers (5-1) recovered from Friday's loss to Temple by forcing..." November 28

  • Temple withstands comeback, sinks No. 19 West Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "West Virginia coach Bob Huggins took little solace in the fact that his team erased a 20-point deficit before falling to Temple in the NIT Season Tip-Off championship game on Friday. Obi Enechionyia scored 22 points, including a 3-pointer with five minutes to play, as the Owls regrouped..." November 25

  • West Virginia's defense buries Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "No. 19 West Virginia's defense, so suffocating against inferior competition to begin the season, looked even more disruptive against Illinois during an 89-57 romp Thursday in the NIT Tipoff semifinals in Brooklyn, N.Y. Nathan Adrian had 13 points and eight rebounds despite early foul..." November 24

  • No. 19 WVU tops New Hampshire by 59

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Esa Ahmad's 14 points led six double-digit scorers and No. 19 West Virginia's defensive intensity never relented during a 100-41 win over New Hampshire on Sunday. Reserve forward Lamont West scored 13 points -- helping the Mountaineers (3-0) enjoy a massive 50-10 edge in..." November 20

  • No. 20 West Virginia buries Mississippi Valley State

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Nathan Adrian's 15 points, 14 rebounds and six assists helped No. 20 West Virginia bury Mississippi Valley State 107-66 on Monday night in a nonconference game. Lamont West and Teyvon Myers scored 12 each and guard Jevon Carter balanced 10 points with eight assists for..." November 14

  • WVU routs Mount St. Mary's to start season

    The Sports Xchange "Nathan Adrian scored 13 points to lead No. 20 West Virginia to a season-opening 87-59 victory over visiting Mount St. Mary's on Friday night at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, W.Va. Sagaba Konate had 11 points and six rebounds for West Virginia (1-0). Jevon Carter had 10 points. Greg..." November 11

  • West Virginia lands pledge from Class of 2018 point guard, YouTube sensation Jordan McCabe

    College Basketball Talk "West Virginia landed its first commitment in the Class of 2018 on Tuesday night as point guard Jordan McCabe pledged to the Mountaineers during a press conference at his high school. A native of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, the 5-foot-11 McCabe rose to national prominence early in his high school..." August 17

  • WVU Basketball Picks Up Commitment From Four Star Forward Derek Culver

    The Smoking Musket "The work has paid off. Derek Culver, a top prospect from the state of Ohio, committed to West Virginia University this evening. Huggins and his staff have recruited Culver for years and made him the top priority for the 2017 class. The Mountaineers have long been considered the favorite to..." August 03